US/China Recent Trade Relations In 1948, when China “fell” to communism, the United States and the (American perceived) monolithic leader of global communism (USSR) were embroiled in the beginnings of the cold war. This chilly relationship threatened and often halted relations between the United States and other communist countries. By the 1990s, the hostile and distant relations between the United States and The People’s Republic of China had greatly transformed from the early days of the cold war to one of economic friendship and continued to expand after 2000. The transformation of this relationship occurred gradually and as a result of changes in the global economy and trade agreements between the United States and China. Particularly,...The end:
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